What a week it has been. Frantic but fun. The Falco has been torn down again and packed into the container for its trip home. We've had a bit of time to look around some of the LA beaches and spent some great time holidaying. Saturday was yet another fantastic day thanks again to Frank.Continue reading “The Final Fling”
Friday I woke up feeling not so great again. Fortunately I didn't have a lot to do so after a bit of a sleep in I ventured out to the hangar feeling decidedly dodgy. After an hour or so of fluffing around and not achieving much I went and sat in Starbucks until it wasContinue reading “Mum, it’s too hot!”
What a day. It started yesterday I guess. When I was boarding in Auckland I was feeling decidedly dodgy. Bu the time we got airbourne I was a bit shaky and nauseous. I wasn't going to eat but when I got back from changing I had some soup waiting so I ate it. It helpedContinue reading “Disassemble begins..again!”
I’ve uploaded my photos to Flickr for you to look through. Appreciate these are just iPhone pictures. Darryn will have the fancy pictures. Still, there may be one or two I haven’t blogged with. Feel free to rummage through them. I will label them over time. Click the link. My OSHkosh Adventure photos Posted withContinue reading “Flickr pics.”
The start of May saw the EAA publish the Oshkosh Airventure NOTAM. This meant I now had something to study and specifics to prepare for.
Today when I woke up I quickly looked at the Cap Pasado’s progress. She’d berthed at Long Beach. The Falco was now on American soil. Well after unloading at least. Yesterday I booked a flight and a hotel for the trip up to assemble it so the next phase is just waiting on me. 4Continue reading “Landed!”
The container, although a few hours late, finally turned up on Tuesday night around 17:30. There wasn’t a comfortable amount of light left in the day to make a start packing so I measured it up to check and went home knowing the next day was going to be a big day. Boy was itContinue reading “Godspeed little aeroplane”
On the last day of our visit to Oshkosh in 2010 I got the crazy idea that I needed to fly MY plane to Oshkosh. It’s not going to be easy. Eighteen months of research and planning followed. As March 2012 draws to a close it is time to move from planning to action. WhatContinue reading “The Odyssey begins”